Camilla Rosan

Camilla Rosan


Camilla is a perinatal clinical psychologist and couple therapist by background and has been leading and teaching the International Training School of Infancy and Early Years (ITSIEY) since the beginning of 2016. Camilla combines her ITSIEY role with also working at the Mental Health Foundation where she leads a national portfolio of policy, research and programme development work relating to families, infants, children and young people. 
Across her clinical career she has held a range of therapeutic roles relating to perinatal and infant mental health. She has specific therapeutic training in video-feedback for positive parenting (ViPP-SD), cognitive behavioural therapy, compassion-focused approaches, emotion-focused couples therapy and mindfulness. Camilla retains an honorary clinical academic post at Imperial College London in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Unit, and has published extensively in perinatal and infant mental health with a specialist research interest in developing the field of couples- work from pre-conception across the transition to parenthood and beyond. 

A selection of recent published works:

Rosan, C., & Grimas, E. (2016). The power of couple-focused approaches in the perinatal period. Journal of Family Health, 25, 10-13.

Rosan, C. (2016). Professional Guidance: Talking to parents about their sexual wellbeing. London: Institute of Health Visiting.

Rosan, C. et al. (2015). Pregnancy in Mind: Practitioner’s Manual for perinatal mental health. London: NSPCC

Domoney, J., Iles, J. E., O’Farrelly, C., Kellet, P., Rosan, C. (2015). Bringing the relationship to life: The power of video-feedback approaches. Journal of Health Visiting, 3, 368-372.

Richards, P. K., Sanger, C., De Sousa, C., & Hogg.,S. (2015). Coping with Crying: an innovative new programme to support positive parenting and prevent child abuse. International Journal of Birth and Parenting Education, 2, 19-22.

Sanger, C., Haynes, A., Mountain, G., & Bonett-Healy, N. (2015). Antenatal screening and early-intervention: A mental health update from the NSPCC. British Journal of Midwifery, 23, 388-390.

Brookes, H., Coster, D., & Sanger, C. (2015). Baby Steps: supporting parents from minority ethnic backgrounds in the perinatal period. Journal of Health Visiting, 3, 2-7.

Sanger, C., Iles, J., Andrew, C., & Ramchandani, P. (2015). Associations between postnatal maternal depression and psychological outcomes in adolescent offspring: a systematic review. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 18, 147 – 162.

Sanger, C., Haynes, A., Rayns, G., Hogg, S., & Galloway, S. (2015). All Babies Count: Reducing the pressure on new families. Midwifery, 31, 345–348.

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